Lonely Avenue

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"Lonely Avenue"
Single by Ray Charles
from the album Yes Indeed!
A-side"Lonely Avenue"
B-side"Leave My Woman Alone"
Genre Rhythm and blues
Label Atlantic 8025
Songwriter(s) Doc Pomus
Producer(s) Ahmet Ertegün, Jerry Wexler
Ray Charles singles chronology
" Mary Ann"
"Lonely Avenue"
" Drown in My Own Tears"
"Lonely Avenue"
Song by Van Morrison
from the album Too Long in Exile
ReleasedJune 8, 1993
RecordedThe Wool Hall Studios, Bath, England
Genre R&B, Rock
Label Mercury, Polydor
Songwriter(s) Doc Pomus
Producer(s)Van Morrison

"Lonely Avenue" is a popular song written by Doc Pomus that was a No. 6 rhythm and blues hit for Ray Charles in 1956. [1] [2]


The song drew the attention of the music business to Doc Pomus, who had previously had little success as a songwriter. [3]



  1. ^ "Doc Pomus and Mort Shuman". www.history-of-rock. Retrieved 2007-06-30.
  2. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 112.
  3. ^ "Heart of the Matter — Doc Pomus Blues". The Phoenix. Archived from the original on 2007-09-26. Retrieved 2007-07-01.
  4. ^ Collis, John (1996). Inarticulate Speech of the Heart. Little Brown and Company. p. 182. ISBN  0-306-80811-0.
  5. ^ Kurt Elling and ensemble at Lincoln Center

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